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Van Morrison …Days Like This

So Congratulations Van The Man. Freeman of the City of Belfast. Who would have guessed it. Certainly not me in the early 1960s, when I used to walk past the Sailors Club and long haired people in jeans could be … Continue reading

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Mayor Appoints “Poet Laureate”

Just when you think that we have scraped the bottom of the bottom of the barrel in finding things to hide the squalid sectarian nature of Belfast….MTV Awards, Titanic, President Obama, World Police Games….the new Mayor Mairtin O’Muilleoir (Sinn Fein) … Continue reading

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Rio De Janeiro….And Belfast

At first sight, there is little in common between Riode Janeiro and Belfast. I mean Mardi Gras is hardly the GLorious Twelfth. And the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 is hardly the World Police and … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe The “Good” Hype About Belfast

Belfast…..my city……dontcha just love it? Seemingly it is one of the most popular and safe destinations for a weekend break. The MTV Awards were held here two months ago. The City is gearing up for the Titanic Centenary. Movies and … Continue reading

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